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APRIL 2013 – CAREÑO INTENSIVE DANCERS win GOLD at YAGP and ADC – Please read about our highly successful Mentoring Program and help more young dancers be well prepared through Master Coaching.
DECEMBER 2010 - THE PREMIERE PERFORMANCE OF THE CARRENO DANCE FESTIVAL DREW A SOLD-OUT CROWD AT THE SARASOTA OPERA HOUSE. A Master Class featuring Jose Carreno and other stars of the Holiday Dance Spectacular attracted a full stage of dancers at the Sarasota Opera House on the day after the performance.
FESTIVAL OF STARS TOPS SUMMER INTENSIVE OF 2011 – ANOTHER SELL-OUT AT THE SARASOTA OPERA HOUSE ON AUGUST 27th, 2011. Featured 55 dancers from the United States and abroad, coached by faculty of world stature led by Jose Carreno and Loipa Araujo and joined by Rinat Imaev, Gennadi Saveliev, Drew Jacoby, Eliabeth Bergmann and Shelby Elsbree. Over $24,000 in scholarships was awarded to participants in the 2011 Summer Intensive through Sarasota International Dance Festival.
The Festival of Stars production of the Summer Intensive 2012 received rave reviews, featuring Act II of Giselle with a glittering assortment of Latin and modern dance selections and a Divertimento from La Giaconda performed by talented students and international stars of the dance world. And once again, significant scholarship funds were available to students.
WE THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT. WE NOW EMBARK ON OUR THIRD YEAR WITH CONFIDENCE AND STRENGTH PLEASE JOIN US AND SHARE THE EXHILARATION OF HELPING YOUNG TALENT REALIZE THEIR DREAMS. For more information and to offer your support by contributing to our scholarship fund as we continue in our third year full of bright promise, please contact us via www.sarasotainterniationialdancefestival.org or by calling 941 954-4504 or use the link to the right make a tax deductible donation to Sarasota International Dance Festival (SIDAF) in support of the Carreno Dance Festival.